Mold Washes


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Engineered refractory coatings for molds and cores. Supplied in liquid or slurry form, these materials usually contain zircon, magnesite talc, or graphite solids. Coatings may be water alcohol or naptha based.


Used in the sand cast foundry process for iron, steel and non-ferrous casting.

Features and Benefits

  • Applicable using spray, swab, paint, or flow coat methods.
  • Prevents burn-in and minimizes cleaning costs.
  • Improves surface finish.